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Firestopping and Fire Door Inspection Issues: Updates from The Joint Commission

PREVENT recently attended a mid-year CSHE meeting in Southern California in which George Mills, of The Joint Commission (TJC), spoke and reviewed the Top 6 Most Cited Standards by TJC in the first half of 2011. The results were surprising Read more…

The SOLUTION™ to Airborne Infections

Do You Know Where Your MDRO’s Are? In addition to considerations for dealing with with Multi-Drug Resistant Organisms (MDROs), one of the top concerns expressed by medical professionals managing infection prevention and control at medical facilities is the spread of Read more…

PREVENT Airborne Infections by Regular Maintenance of Air Ducts

Proper Air Duct Cleaning PREVENTs Airborne Infections Studies have shown that microbial infected particles can remain in an unfiltered airspace for a considerable amount of time after the initial air suspension increasing the chances of airborne infections. Healthcare associated infections Read more…

Keep Your Fire Dampers Up to Code

Fire dampers are a life safety issue. They keep smoke and flames from spreading throughout a building, saving lives and preventing unnecessary injury, in case of a fire. Codes and Regulations The Joint Commission, the regulatory agency that accredits hospitals, Read more…